The Briscoe Western Art Museum is one of San Antonio’s local treasures. The museum is dedicated to preserving and honoring Texas and the American West and contains fascinating exhibits ranging from historical artifacts to fine art. If you haven’t yet been to the Briscoe, you’re missing one of the best ways to get in touch with local history and appreciate some of the best art Texas has to offer. The museum is never expensive, but there are ways to get discount tickets for up to 50% off in some cases.
When Will the Briscoe Western Art Museum Open Back Up?
Like all museums, the Briscoe Western Art Museum shutdown during the quarantine period. However, it will reopen its doors on May 23 for the general public. Members can return sooner, on May 21st.
About the Briscoe Western Art Museum
The Briscoe museum is aimed at preserving the art, history, and culture of Texas and the American West. The museum features both permanent and rotating exhibits in addition to educational programs, public outreach, and events designed to preserve and share the region’s unique heritage. The museum enjoys a gorgeous setting on San Antonio’s world-famous River Walk and his housed within San Antonio’s public library.
Briscoe Western Art Museum Prices
Admission to the Briscoe starts at $10 for adults, and kids 12 and under get in free. On Tuesday evenings from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, the museum is completely free.
Briscoe Western Art Museum Coupons
There are quite a few ways to get discounts on admission to the museum.
Discounts tickets are always available for North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Members.
Admission is just $8 for seniors 65 and over students. Make sure you have a valid ID on hand to get this discount.
Retired military members, first responders, and teachers can get 50% off with Briscoe Western Art Museum discounted tickets.
Kids 12 and under are always free at the museum. Additionally, active military and their family (up to 4 people) also get free admission to the museum.
The first full weekend of each month, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and US Trust cardholders can get one free entry into Briscoe Western Art Museum.
In addition, Groupon regularly offers Briscoe Western Art Museum discount tickets, with offers up to 50% off. Groupon’s offers appear on a rotating basis throughout the year, so check here to see what current offers they have.
Briscoe Western Art Museum Hours & Location
The Briscoe Western Art Museum is located at the Jack Guenther Pavilion, 210 W. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. The museum is open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information call (210) 299-4499 or visit BriscoeMuseum.org.
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